Favorite Quotations ~† Acting Film Quotations

"We're actors! We're the opposite of people." ~ Tom Stoppard

The actor becomes an emotional athlete. The process is painful--my personal life suffers. ~ Al Pacino

Acting allows me to tell a lot of stories, you know start at the beginning, finish at the end, and tell everything in between. Modeling is just an image. ~ Cameron Diaz

All people are half actors. ~ Dana Andrews

Acting is creating with your body and soul. ~ Elizabeth Bracco

I don't think of myself as a star. An actress is nothing remarkable. ~ Gong Li

Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time. ~ Elvis Presley

Look, I'm an actor, I don't profess to understand much of anything. ~ Eric Stoltz

Being pigeonholed is the death of all actors. ~ Jack Nicholson

Don't act be. ~ Kate Winslet

Itís hard to act in the morning. The muse isnít even awake. ~ Keanu Reeves

To be a good actor you have to be something like a criminal, to be willing to break the rules to strive for something new. ~ Nicolas Cage

With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying. ~ Johnny Depp

Acting is like racing, you need the same concentration. You have to reach inside you and bring forth a lot of broken glass. That's painful. ~ Steve McQueen

I don't like anything about it (acting). But I did very well by it. I learned the trade well. It's never been very demanding. It doesn't require much brainwork. Acting is not the noblest of professions in the world, but there are things lower than acting--not many, mind you, but politicians give you something to look down on from time to time. ~ Spencer Tracy

A lot of acting is private time. ~ Al Pacino

Acting for me was the gospel, the love of the spoken word. ~ Jeanne Moreau

Acting has been my lover and best friend. My confidant and my tormentor. It has given me support and broken my heart and mended it. ~ Sally Field

Acting is a form of confession. ~ Tallulah Bankhead

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